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Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum

Located in: Westside District

Address:

2021 N. Kinney Rd.
Tucson, AZ 85743
United States

Phone: 520-883-1380

Fax: 520-883-2500

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Description

  • Green Business

Focused on the preservation of the Sonoran Desert, The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum will turn your idea of a museum inside out. Guests will enjoy a quintessential Sonoran Desert experience which includes: an unforgettable fusion zoo, botanical garden, natural history museum, aquarium and art gallery. Explore 21 acres with two miles of walking trails. Highlights include Stingray Touch, the Hummingbird Aviary, Warden Aquarium and Earth Sciences Center where guests descend into a replica limestone cave. Enjoy live animal presentations that showcase a variety of desert animals and be sure not to miss Raptor Free Flight (seasonal) where native birds of prey fly so close you can feel the brush of feathers! Open daily, year-round. Hours/rates vary.

  • TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
    Based on 7654 reviews
  • #2 of 320 things to do in Tucson
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Fantastic natural gardens

On a first trip to Tucson took Tripadvisor recommendation to check this place out. The walking paths through the various desert gardens/habitats were well maintained and easy to walk. The...

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This is at the top of the Tucson "to do" list--not to be missed

As you can see from all the reviews, this is a good one! It is deservedly a 5--in anyone's book by any measure. The highpoint of the trip is to see the raptor show--all the other sights pale in...

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Great museum!!

We really enjoyed this museum that was mostly outdoors! We were able to see lots of animals and many native plants! Simply beautiful!! Our only problem was when we called and asked about parking...

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Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • On-site Parking
  • Children Welcomed
  • Free Parking
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  • Meeting Rooms/Space
  • Patio Dining
  • Private Dining Room

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Meeting Facilities

  • Number of Meeting Rooms 6
  • Banquet Capacity 700
  • Reception Capacity 1000
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  • Theatre Capacity: 265
  • Classroom Capacity: 150
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